Current Notifications

  1. We're still open for daily zoo visits and ZOOLIGHTS!

    Fri, 11/27/2020 - 8:31 am

    The Calgary Zoo is open for visits during the day and ZOOLIGHTS! We have worked with AHS and the province to ensure our plan complies with the new public health directives and are confident we can operate in a way that keeps our visitors, staff, volunteers and animals safe. Learn more here. We look forward to warmly welcoming you soon!

Archived Notifications

  1. We're still open for daily zoo visits and ZOOLIGHTS!

    Wed, 11/25/2020 - 1:28 pm

    The Calgary Zoo is open as usual for daily zoo visits and ZOOLIGHTS, while we create our plan to comply with new provincial restrictions. Thank you.

  2. ANNOUNCEMENT re: DAILY ADMISSION ON NOVEMBER 24th

    Thu, 11/19/2020 - 2:00 pm

    Please be advised that on November 24th, 2020, the Calgary Zoo will be limiting daily attendance as we prepare for our evening special experience, ZOOLIGHTS: Adults Night Out (18+).

    For those of you planning on visiting the Calgary Zoo on November 24, 2020, the zoo will remain open to visitors until 5:00 p.m. (as usual) however the last online time ticket slot on this day is 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. and the last entry granted is at 2:30 p.m. Regular timed ticketing slots will resume on November 25th, 2020.

    Thank you for your understanding.

     

  3. Calgary Zoo Experiencing a Power Outage

    Fri, 11/06/2020 - 9:06 am

    Update: Our animal buildings have re-opened (with the exception of Panda Passage) while our teams continue to work behind the scenes to get the power fully restored.  Further updates will be provided as we know more.

    November 6, 2020 - The Calgary Zoo is currently experiencing a power outage in various areas across the zoo. At this time, the zoo remains open as our back-up generators are functioning. Our facilities team is working with the power company to get power restored. However due to the outage, all animal buildings (Penguin Plunge, Cequel Energy Lodge, African Savannah Building, and the Rainforest Building) are currently closed. We apologize for any inconvenience and will provide further updates as we know more. 

  4. Cancelled: Penguin Walk

    Mon, 12/23/2019 - 8:00 am

    Please note the Penguin Walk has been cancelled for today, January 16, 2020, due to extreme cold weather conditions. We have set specific weather parameters* for the walk to ensure the birds’ safety and welfare. We will resume the Penguin Walk when the parameters are met.

    We apologize for the inconvenience.

    *If the temperature warms above +5ºC, drops to below -25ºC, or the wind exceeds 20km/h, the Penguin Walk will be cancelled for the safety of the penguins.